South Mountain YMCA

Enrichment Classes

Enrichment Classes 11-Week Program 

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Fall Session runs from October 3rd - December 18th

We design all our classes to expand children’s learning and curiosity. Our goal is to enrich social and emotional needs while enhancing academics in a safe, fun and creative atmosphere.  As a result, children foster new friendships, develop social skills and grow more inquisitive every day.

Drop-off is required, adults may not stay for class.

Auxiliary Academics

STEM: Chemistry (6 - 10 yrs)
Jump into our STEM lab and prepare to learn about chemical reactions, the periodic table of elements, compounds, bonding and more. In this hands-on class, students will learn about scientific concepts through experimentation. Through each experiment, students will also learn the scientific method and create their own lab reports.
VIRTUAL OPTION AVAILABLE. Virtual participants can participate via Zoom.
Monday 3:00-5:00pm
Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)
Instructor: Miss Tina

Board Game Club (7 - 11 yrs)
Join us as we learn how to play different board games and connect with others in a safe, healthy space. We will play new games each week, from classics such as Chess and Scrabble to newer games such as Catan and Munchkin.
No class 11/3.
Tuesday 3:00-5:00pm
Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)
Instructor: Miss Tina/Miss Gail

ART: Mixed Media (6 - 10 yrs)
Create your own masterpiece. Using a variety of artistic media, students will create their own art journal, exploring different topics and prompts. Students will learn different art techniques while infusing their personal style into their journal.
VIRTUAL OPTION AVAILABLE. Virtual participants can participate via Zoom.
Wednesday 3:00-5:00pm
Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)
Instructor: Miss Tina

Creating Writing (7 - 11 yrs) 
Love to write, create or imagine? This is the perfect class for you! Each week, students will work on various writing projects and participate in group collaboration and sharing. From poetry to playwriting, students will hone in on their writing abilities and create their own catalogue of work.
No class 11/26.
VIRTUAL OPTION AVAILABLE. Virtual participants can participate via Zoom.
Thursday 3:00-5:00pm
Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)
Instructor: Miss Tina

STEM: Invention (6 - 10 yrs)
Jump into our STEM lab and prepare to learn about physics, construction and the nature of invention. In this hands-on class, students will learn about scientific concepts through experimentation. Through each experiment, students will also learn the scientific method and create their own lab reports.
No class 11/27.
VIRTUAL OPTION AVAILABLE. Virtual participants can participate via Zoom.
Friday 3:00-5:00pm
Location: First Presbyterian & Trinity Church (111 Irvington Avenue, South Orange)
Instructor: Miss Tina

 


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